Chipotle Nationals boys' preview: Five things to know about the tournament

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High School Basketball Nationals celebrates its 15th anniversary this year with a new title sponsor, Chipotle, and a new venue, moving to Brownsburg High School outside of Indianapolis.

Link Academy won it all last year under Bill Armstrong, and he once again has a talented group. Standing in its way is Montverde Academy. which enters as the favorite at 30-0.

Chipotle Nationals features eight nationally ranked teams in ESPN's SCNext Top 25 and more than 30 ranked prospects. Without question, it's the best collection of individual talent ever, and all teams enter with championship pedigree.

The three-day tournament begins Thursday with the girls' opening round and boys' quarterfinals (10 a.m. ET on ESPNU/ESPN app). The girls' and boys' semifinals are set for Friday (10:30 a.m. ET on ESPNU/ESPN app) and the tournament culminates on Saturday, with the girls' championship at 10 a.m. ET (ESPN/ESPN app) and the boys' championship at noon on ESPN2.

Here are five things you need to know.